Year 4 - Elm 2020 - 2021

Welcome to Elm Class!

Class Teacher: Mrs White

Teaching Assistants: Mrs K Crawford, Mrs K Kirwin


Hello and welcome to Elm class.

In our class Mrs White and Miss Hunter(Associate Teacher) will be teaching us. Mr Clayton will be working with us every Monday.


                             Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Put Astronauts on the Moon: Becker, Helaine, Phumiruk, Dow: Books

Counting On Katherine

This half term, the inspirational story of Katherine Johnson will be the inspiration for our Literacy and STEAM work.





PE this term will be on alternate Wednesdays and Thursdays. Wednesday sessions will be with our cricket coach and Thursday lessons will be teacher directed. Children should come into school in their PE kits. 

Mathletics and spelling homework will be set every Friday. 


As mathematicians we are learning to…

  • Add, subtract round, partition and represent numbers up to 1,000
  • Find 1, 10, 100, 1000 more or less
  • Record Roman numerals to 100
  • Recognise and use negative numbers
  • Add and subtract 3 and 4-digit numbers (including with more than one exchange)
  • Use efficient methods of subtraction
  • Convert between equivalent measurements (mm and cm / cm and m)
  • Measure perimeter of rectangles and rectilinear shapes
  • Recall and use multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12 (with focus on 6, 7 and 9 times tables)


As writers we are learning to…

  • Build an increasing range of sentence structures
  • Use prepositions, conjunctions and adverbs to express time, place and cause
  • Use present and past tenses correctly and consistently including the progressive form and the present perfect form
  • Group related ideas into paragraphs
  • Expand noun phrases by the addition of modifying adjectives, nouns and prepositional phrases
  • Choose nouns or pronouns appropriately for clarity and cohesion and to avoid repetition
  • Use fronted adverbials
  • Use commas after fronted adverbials

Don’t forget to check Twitter @KelsallSchool to see what we are getting up to!





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